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Check for updates dialog

Post by RSteinwand » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:25 am

Hi Albert,

Do we need a dialog to ask for permission to check for updates? I can see where this might have been necessary in dial-up days.

Can CSE check for updates in the background and display the dialog only if it found an update?
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Re: Check for updates dialog

Post by Albert Wiersch » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:40 am

Yes, I suppose the question asking for permission is check for updates is a bit out of date and potentially annoying.

Instead of asking, I could just have it done in the background and have the program stay silent unless there is an update... good idea. Thanks. :)
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Post by RSteinwand » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:08 am

Every time it comes up, I get excited, thinking there's an update, only to get let down 9 times out of 10. That tenth time is magical tho.

Thanks Albert.
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Re: Check for updates dialog

Post by Albert Wiersch » Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:35 pm

UPDATE: I've made the change. If the option to do so is set (it is by default), then CSS HTML Validator will periodically and silently check for updates in the background without asking first. It should only display a dialog if the 'out-of-date' flag is sent by the server. The status bar may show some activity if the update check is performed but the user should not be interrupted unless it's important enough.
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Re: Check for updates dialog

Post by RSteinwand » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:02 am

Cool!

Thanks Albert.
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